The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments on whether Métis and non-status Indians fall under federal jurisdiction as other aboriginal people do. The outcome will help determine the programs they are entitled to and which level of government should pay. Read a recap of our live blog.
Green Party candidate Chris Tolley put his party’s environmentally friendly message into practice Wednesday, plugging in his solar-powered shipping container, which will serve as his Toronto-Danforth campaign office.
The whole country has been talking about her, including - and especially - Conservative leader Stephen Harper. Today Zunera Ishaq explains why she fought so hard for the right to wear her niqab at the citizenship ceremony, despite criticism from all sides. And how it feels to be at the centre of a decisive campaign issue. […]
Elections Canada is fielding a barrage of questions and complaints about errors on voter information cards. Stories have been surfacing across the country about thousands of cards advising voters to cast their ballots at the wrong location — in some cases, at polling stations hundreds of kilometres away. […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in Congress were plunged into turmoil on Thursday when California Representative Kevin McCarthy, considered the favorite to succeed House Speaker John Boehner, surprisingly dropped out of the race, throwing the party's ability to govern into question.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's plan to rein in Wall Street "abuses" will include a "risk fee" levied on the largest financial institutions, her campaign said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hardline conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday made a play for more power in deeply divided Republican ranks as the party prepared to vote on its nominee for the next speaker of the House.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Computer hackers in China, South Korea and Germany tried to attack Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email server after she left the U.S. State Department in February 2013, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. lawmakers have begun probing possible intelligence lapses over Moscow’s intervention in Syria, concerned that American spy agencies were slow to grasp the scope and intention of Russia’s dramatic military offensive there, U.S. congressional sources and other officials told Reuters.
ZURICH (Reuters) - On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by her conservative colleague Antonin Scalia singing a Bob Dylan song.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Congress to act soon to raise the debt limit but said the Obama administration would not let lawmakers use the pending deadline to extract "unacceptable" policy commitments.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will unveil on Thursday a sweeping plan to curb what she has called the abuses of Wall Street, proposing everything from raising the fines that can be levied by regulators to requiring executives to bear some of those costs.
Washington, D.C (Reuters) - The U.S. army's chief of staff General Mark Milley said on Wednesday he supported legislation that gave service chiefs a bigger role in defense-related acquisitions, saying this would speed up the process.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is staking out ground to Hillary Clinton's left, but he said Thursday he's also winning over support from Republicans who identify with his impassioned criticism of income inequality.
President Barack Obama has called and apologized to the head of Doctors Without Borders, whose staff and patients were killed and injured during a bombing Saturday in Kunduz, Afghanistan, the White House said Wednesday.